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Rex Ryan and NY Jets save season with win over St. Louis Rams, look ahead to Thanksgiving Day showdown with Patriots
Rex Ryan had his overnight bag slung over his shoulder as he walked through the hallways of the Edward Jones Dome headed to the team bus. The Jets’ season was making the trip home with him instead of being left behind.Share Tweet
Don Banks: Luck, Colts get an up-close lesson about what it takes to be eliteCNNSI.com Nov 18, 2012FOXBORO, Mass. -- By late Sunday night there was still no word yet on whether Andrew Luck's mother (or perhaps his father in this case) told him there'd be days like this. But no matter. By the time this one was over, it was well understood that a messa…Share TweetAll year long the Patriots had to hear about how bad their defense was. Sunday, the defense finally earned their keep. With two interceptions for scores, the Patriots tied a franchise record for points, putting up a total of 59 as they slammed rookie An…Share Tweet
Pistons trounce Celtics for first home victoryESPN.com Nov 18, 2012Greg Monroe had 20 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Detroit Pistons to their first home win of the season, 103-83 over the Boston Celtics on Sunday night.Share TweetNew England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski broke his forearm at the end of the team's 59-24 rout of the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, a league source confirmed to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.Share Tweet
Patriots pulling away, up 31-17 in thirdWell, if Andrew Luck really has that magic quarterback gene, we’ll find out in a moment. The Patriots just went up 31-17 early in the third on a Tom Brady touchdown pass to Julian Edelman, who scored a punt return touchdown earlier. The Colts have no anShare TweetLike I said, this game could end up in the 50s. The Patriots turned a 14-7 deficit into a 21-14 lead in a hurry, thanks to a 68-yard punt return by Julian Edelman, and a 59-yard interception return for a touchdown by the just-acquired Aqib Talib. Talib …Share TweetWe have four more games left on the day and three more begin right now. OK, fine-due to some scheduling rejiggering this year, there is actually one more right now and then two more in the coming 20 minutes, but you get the point. We've actually got a pShare TweetThe Chiefs have found the answer. They’re going back to Brady Quinn. After being cleared by doctors following a concussion, Quinn is going to take the field with the Chiefs in the second half, replacing quarterback Matt Cassel. Quinn started a pair of gShare Tweet
Pats assistant Pepper Johnson coaching on crutchesThe Patriots don’t just have tough players. They have tough coaches, who are willing to work through the pain. ESPN’s Adam Schefter notes that Patriots linebacker coach Pepper Johnson will be on crutches today on the sidelines, after suffering a tornShare TweetBills DE Kyle Moore took a step toward offseason bragging rights over Dolphins RB Reggie Bush with Thursday’s win. The Dolphins have averaged under 70 rushing yards per game in their last seven games. Patriots teammates talk up QB Tom Brady’s competitShare Tweet
Preview Colts vs Patriotspatriotsgab.com Nov 18, 2012The Colts are riding high heading into Foxborough. Boasting the same record as the New England Patriots. All week long you have been hearing about the Colts passing game and the weak Patriots pass defense. You been hearing about the young gun vs the ol…Share Tweet
Gronkowski Breaks Forearm In Pats' WinNov 18ESPN Boston's Mike Reiss has the latest on Rob Gronkowski's forearm injury and what the Patriots' other options are at tight end.
Patriots Outshine Luck, ColtsNov 18ESPN Boston's Mike Reiss recaps the Patriots' 59-24 win over the Colts.
Sunday Blitz: Colts-Patriots RecapNov 18Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Patriots' 59-24 win over the Colts.
Patriots Trounce ColtsNov 18Tom Brady threw for 331 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Patriots over the Colts 59-24.